Sabotaging Content Competition: Do Proposed Net Neutrality Regulations Promote Exclusion?

Phoenix Center Perspectives Paper No. 10-02

8 Pages Posted: 23 Mar 2010

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George S. Ford

Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies

Michael L. Stern

Auburn University; Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies

Date Written: March 4, 2010

Abstract

This paper shows how net neutrality regulation as proposed by the FCC and Congress encourage exclusionary behavior rather than impede it.

Keywords: Network Neutrality, Broadband, Internet, Regulation, Communications, Phoenix Center

JEL Classification: K2, L1, L5, L96, L86

Suggested Citation

Ford, George S. and Stern, Michael L., Sabotaging Content Competition: Do Proposed Net Neutrality Regulations Promote Exclusion? (March 4, 2010). Phoenix Center Perspectives Paper No. 10-02. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1576565 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1576565

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